These are easy and inexpensive crafts. Included in this category are some very simple origami paper–folding activities.
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Popsicle Stick Puzzle: Make a quick and challenging puzzle for your friends – out of popsicle sticks. gr:1–5
Rolled Paper Beads: Make very attractive paper beads from colored paper, magazines, etc. gr:3–5
Cup Weaving: Make a woven basket with just a paper (or plastic) cup and some yarn. gr:3–5
Drinking Straw Fun: You can make something silly to decorate pencils, wear as a bracelet, etc – with just a drinking straw and a hand-held pencil-sharpener. gr:3–5
Nose Masks: Make masks that stick to your nose. gr:1–5
Draw Outside the Box: This is a good drawing activity. Draw outside the edges of a photo or a magazine clipping. gr:2–5
Cat Origami: Make a cat that moves its mouth out of one sheet of square paper. gr:2–5
S. B. S. O.: Make this Simple But Surprising Origami. gr:2–5
Origami Book Recommendations: Find more Origami in some good Origami books.